Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver his 2018 State of the State address at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, his office announced. 

There are limited tickets available for the speech. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. To register, go to governor.ny.gov and look for the State of the State link. Click on the link and you will be required to complete a form. 

If the number of requests exceed available seating, a lottery will be used to select attendees. If guests are selected to attend the event, they will be notified no later than New Year's Day, Jan. 1. 

There are several items that are prohibited from the event, including bags, backpacks, luggage and briefcases.